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Scene In Passing: Love me tender; I pledge I’m not a crook

On my desk at the Nevada Appeal sits a copy of a photograph of Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley when they met on Dec. 21, 1970. Taken in the Oval Office at the White House, it serves as a reminder regarding many things: the potential efficacy and usual lack thereof in public-private partnerships or relationships; the entertaining nature of virtually everything, from politics and government to the other and truer entertainment arts; the pitfalls of ego, the pratfalls of the rich and famous, the downfalls time often will render. The photo, snapped 43 years and eight days ago when the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 29, 2013 01:15AM Published Dec 29, 2013 01:15AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.